Rajamundry in a glance :
Rajamundry is a city in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh located on the banks of the Godavari River in East Godavari district. The city is known for its historic traditional, cultural, agricultural and economic backgrounds and hence, it is known as the Cultural Capital of Andhra Pradesh. Here are a few places to visit in Rajamundry.
Godavari Bund :
Built over a sea, it is the second largest road and rail bridge in the country. It is also the second of the 3 bridges that span across the Godavari River.
Goutami Ghat :
Goutami Ghat is one of the premier recreational spaces in Rajahmundry. It houses ISKCON Temple, Riverbay Resorts and Water park, Ayyappa Temple and Kailash Bhoomi to name a few places.
Rajahmundry Temples :
Rajahmundry is home to several famous temples that makes this place a pilgrim spot. These are some of the famous pilgrim locations that one must visit: Draksharama, Kotipalli, Samalkot, Pattiseema, Ryali, Maredumilli, Dowleswaram, Annavaram, Dvaraka Tirumala and Iskon Temple.
Sir Arthur Cotton Museum :
Constructed in 1988, this museum is dedicated to the memory of Sir Arthur Cotton who was the mastermind behind the transformation for the ferocious Godavari river into a tame force useful for irrigation and water supply.
What to eat in Rajahmundry : The local cuisine here is predominated by rich spices. Owing to it’s history of Persian rulers and it’s own traditions, the food found here is an efficient mix of different cultures. Telugu, Persian and Hyderabadi style of cooking all find a delicious blend in the local cuisine. Rosemilk and Poothareharekulu (Paper sweets) are a specialty of Rajahmundry.